Kenya has secured $1.7 billion from the UK in investments deals during the UK-Africa Investment Summit. Furthermore, UK signed a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on mobilizing private finance into Kenyan projects. Also, the Rwandan government and the World Bank announced during the summit that they will be launching a 3-year, fixed-rate, RWF-denominated bond worth $40 million at the London Stock Exchange. Analyst Ted Kaberuka, joins CNBC Africa to make light of the deals and look into the UK-Africa relations.
250 Start Ups and the University of Rwanda (UR) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to support innovative students in building new tech solutions. Charles Shyaka, General Manager at 250 Start Ups joins CNBC Africa for more on these partnerships.
The Nigerian Ports Authority has signed a five-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Port of Antwerp International. CEO of Port of Antwerp International, Kristof Waterschoot, Vice Mayor of the Port, Annick De Ridder and President of Antwerp Port Authority and Belgian Ambassador to Nigeria, Daniel Dargent join CNBC Africa’s Esther Awoniyi to share more details on the MOU.
The Chairman of Africa Guarantee Fund (AGF), Andrew Temu says they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Attijariwafa Bank to leverage over $50 Million to serve women-owned and managed enterprises in North Africa. CNBC Africa's Kenneth Igbomor caught up with Andrew Temu on the sidelines of the Global Gender Summit in Kigali.
Africa Investment Forum: DBSA, East African Community seek to boost infrastructure development with joint MoU
The East African Community (EAC) and the Development Bank of South Africa entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at the Africa Investment Forum held in Sandton from 11 to 13 November. CNBC Africa’s Kopano Gumbi spoke to Kenneth Bagamuhunda, Director General, East African Community and Mohan Vivekanandan, Group Executive, Origination and Coverage at the DBSA about what the MOU entails.
The United States International Development Finance Corporation (USIDFC) and the African Development Bank (AfDB) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to mobilize private capital in support of development in Africa. Adam Boehler, CEO of DFC spoke to CNBC Africa’s Kenneth Igbomor about this and more on the sidelines of the 2019 Africa Investment Forum.
Africa Investment Forum: DBSA, East African Community sign MoU for project development & implementation
The Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) and the East African Community (EAC) have signed an MoU for project development and implementation. Key sectors will include IT, infrastructure and healthcare. CNBC Africa'a Kopano Gumbi spoke to Bernard Mono, Head of Finance at East Africa Development Bank and Mohan Vivekanandan, Group Executive, Origination and Coverage at the DBSA.
Last night during a visit to Kigali by a delegation of nine Swedish companies hosted by the Sweden-Sub Saharan Africa Chamber of Commerce or SSACC, a MoU was signed between the organization and Private Sector Federation (PSF) of Rwanda to create, facilitate and support business collaborations and opportunities between the countries with a focus on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). For more on this agreement, President of SSACC, Asa Jarskog joins CNBC Africa.